Foster families celebrated at appreciation dinner

MARYVILLE, Mo. — The Children's Division of the Missouri Department of Social Services and Cornerstones of Care, a family support organization, celebrated with a foster parent appreciation dinner Wednesday evening at the First Baptist Church in Maryville. Parents and children were treated to dinner and activities, and Maryville Mayor Rachael Martin presented a proclamation declaring the city's support for all that foster parents do. Pictured, left to right are Victoria Lager, Children's Division; Martin and Tracy Jones, Cornerstones of Care.